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MISTIFICACAO EMAIL [1 record]

Record 1 2013-03-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Internet and Telematics
  • IT Security
DEF

The forgery of an e-mail header so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source.

CONT

In its simplest (and most easily detected) form, e-mail spoofing involves simply setting the display name or "from" field or outgoing messages to show a name or address other than the actual one from which the message is sent.

OBS

E-mail spoofing is a technique commonly used for spam e-mail and phishing to hide the origin of an e-mail message.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Internet et télématique
  • Sécurité des TI
CONT

L'usurpation par courriel consiste à créer un courriel dont l'adresse d'expédition est fausse.

Spanish

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